How much do you agree with the following statements about consumers' shopping attitudes?
Consumers' grocery shopping attitudes in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016
The chart shows the agreement of consumers on certain shopping attitudes in the United Kingdom in 2016. A total of 55 percent of shoppers think that having a more careful attitude towards spending on food has made them more environmentally friendly. Also, 86 percent claimed to be more careful about food waste nowadays.
How much do you agree with the following statements about consumers' shopping attitudes?
Strongly agreeAgree
I´m careful about avoiding waste nowadays38%48%
I prefer to buy ingredients to make meals from scratch rather than ready meals33%40%
I would like to feel that the money I spend goes on the product, and not on the marketing30%54%
I buy fresh food when I actually need it, so it really is fresh27%53%
I try to avoid being tempted to buy things I don´t need24%53%
I make things go further nowadays21%47%
I try to carefully plan what I buy before I go to the shops20%51%
I´m more focused on price than ethical or environmental considerations nowadays17%40%
I prefer it if the money I spend benefits British businesses17%44%
I believe that cutting back and being more careful has made me a more environmentally friendly shopper13%42%
I prefer it if the money I spend benefits local businesses13%45%
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Source

Release date

February 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Date of survey not provided.

Consumers' grocery shopping attitudes in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016
The chart shows the agreement of consumers on certain shopping attitudes in the United Kingdom in 2016. A total of 55 percent of shoppers think that having a more careful attitude towards spending on food has made them more environmentally friendly. Also, 86 percent claimed to be more careful about food waste nowadays.
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